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State of Conservation (SOC)

Old Town of Lijiang

Old Town of Lijiang
Date of Inscription: 1997
Nomination records (Year): 1996, 2008, 2012
Category: Cultural
Criteria: (ii)(iv)(v)
  • Commercial development
  • Major visitor accommodation and associated infrastructure
  • Management systems/ management plan
  • Other Threats:

    a) Progressive loss of integrity and authenticity

* : The threats indicated are listed in alphabetical order; their order does not constitute a classification according to the importance of their impact on the property.
Furthermore, they are presented irrespective of the type of threat faced by the property, i.e. with specific and proven imminent danger (“ascertained danger”) or with threats which could have deleterious effects on the property’s Outstanding Universal Value (“potential danger”).

** : All mission reports are not always available electronically.